Deborah L. McCabe
OBJECTIVE: Position within a company as a Registered Nurse in a Managerial or Case Management position.
July 2007 – June 2018 Vitas Healthcare – Healthcare/Nurse Manager
Daily management of Telephonic Call Center including co-ordination of patient care and overseeing staff.
Strong clinical skills for triaging, education and safety of patients and staff.
Extensive communication and liaison among patients, families, staff members and physicians, this being via phone and computer systems.
QA and QI experience, evaluation and staff intervention.
Provide clinical assessment and intervention utilizing the nursing process, Palliative Care Guide, and Triage Protocols. Promote a customer service-oriented approach to care delivery.
Serve as the patient and family advocate by communicating with the attending physicians, long term care facility staff, case managers, and others. Provide assistance to and collaboration with all disciplines within the scope of patient care and case management.
Coordinated all service delivery after hours including patient and family education. Ensured dispatching of interdisciplinary visits and coordination of services with external vendors and resources as needed.
Provided bereavement support to families.
Reviewed, at times, when necessary, all entries in the record made by all disciplines within the Call Center and Patient Care Coordinators, and ensured compliance with documentation standards.
Provided orientation and coaching of new team members as assigned by the supervising manager.
April 2006 – Feb 2007 Heartland of Boca Skilled Nursing and Rehab Facility, ADON/Nurse Manager
Management of nursing unit including coordination of patient care and overseeing staff on a daily basis.
Extensive communication via phone and computer.
Strong clinical skills and triaging via critical thinking, maintain education and safety of patients and staff.
QA/UR experience including MDS, evaluations and staff intervention when needed.
Pg 2. Deborah L McCabe, Registered Nurse
January 1999 – July 2004 Imperial Point Medical Center, Ft Lauderdale, Registered Nurse, ICU/CCU
Extensive patient care utilizing acute nursing assessment and interventional skills, charge nurse skills.
Co-ordination of patient’s treatment plan with physicians and ancillary departments.
Liaison for patients and families with strong communication skills including patient and family education.
Extensive phone communication and computer use.
January 1997 – December 1999 Imperial Point Medical Center, Ft Lauderdale, Fl.
Registered Nurse, Telemetry/PCU
Patient care and education.
Strong communication skills with physicians, families, patients and co-workers
Extensive telephone and computer use.
April 1983- December 1996 Imperial Point Medical Center, Ft Lauderdale.
Employed as Secretary in diversified Units including ICU, Telemetry, & Cardiopulmonary.
August 2009 Managerial Course for Vitas Hospice
June 2006 Assistant Director of Nursing Course, HCR Manor Care Corporation
January 1999 Critical Care Course, North Broward Hospital District
August 1996 Associate Degree in Science of Nursing, Broward Community College, Davie Florida
April 1983 Unit Secretary Program with National Certification, Atlantic Vocational School, Coconut Creek, Fl
North Broward Hospital District Scholarship for Nursing Program at Broward Community College.
REFERENCES: Available upon request.